Skip to main content
Unit of study_

Historical Texts and Cultures of Japan - JPNS3002

Year - 2018

Understanding the language and culture of Japan's past is critical to a full appreciation of the modern country. This unit introduces students to the fundamentals of classical Japanese and explores the cultural context in which that language lived. We will examine such things as temple inscriptions, ancient poems, medieval songs, and warrior scrolls.

Classes
1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment
4x250wd Translation Exercises (20%), 1x2000wd Mid-semester Test (30%), 1x3000wd Final Test (40%), 1x Seminar Participation(10%)

Pre-requisites

JPNS1123 or JPNS1125 or JPNS2223 or JPNS2622

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Japanese Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Courses that offer this unit

Non-award/non-degree study If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student. Cross-institutional study If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to undertake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.